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" I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of several parts, and several families. This accident must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations. "
Biography and History of the Indians of North America: Comprising a General ... - Page 3
by Samuel G. Drake - 1834 - 541 pages
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The Novels, Stories, Sketches and Poems of Thomas Nelson Page: The old dominion

Thomas Nelson Page - 1909
...accident," says Sir Ferdinando Gorges, later President of the Plymouth Company, "must be acknowledged as the means, under God, of putting on foot, and giving life to our Plantations." Weymouth was arrested afterward under suspicion of setting forth to betray the Virginia...
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The Novels, Stories, Sketches, and Poems of Thomas Nelson Page: The Old ...

Thomas Nelson Page - 1909
...accident," says Sir Ferdinando Gorges, later President of the Plymouth Company, "must be acknowledged as the means, under God, of putting on foot, and giving life to our Plantations." Weymouth was arrested afterward under suspicion of setting forth to betray the Virginia...
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Topography of Indian tribes. The early settler and the Indian. The Pequod ...

Herbert Milton Sylvester - Indians of North America - 1910
...all of one nation, but of several parts, and several families. This accident [italics the author's] must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." History does not record that at that time the English had any plantations in North America. Shortly...
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Indian Wars of New England: Topography of Indian tribes. The early settler ...

Herbert Milton Sylvester - Indians of North America - 1910
...jurisdiction. Three of these savages were Nahanada, Skittwarroes, and Tisquantum. Gorges says, "These I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of...several parts, and several families. This accident [italics the author's] must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life...
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The Makers of Maine: Essays and Tales of Early Maine History, from the First ...

Herbert Edgar Holmes - America - 1912 - 251 pages
...disinterested efforts in their behalf, yet we feel inclined to skeptically smile when Gorges writes', — "this accident must be acknowledged the means under...putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." Rosier writes that one morning an Indian of superior rank appeared, coming from the eastward and with...
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Massasoit of the Wampanoags: With a Brief Commentary on Indian Character ...

Alvin Gardner Weeks - Algonquin Indians - 1919 - 270 pages
...Gorges writes of them that when they landed at Plymouth, England, he seized them and, further, that they were all of one nation but of several parts and several families, and concludes, "This accident must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving...
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Sprague's Journal of Maine History, Volumes 7-9

Maine - 1919
...himself says of the kidnapping of the Indians, — "This accident must be acknowledged to be the means of God of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations."" Two years later the Popham colony was sent out and Skitwarroes, with them, returned to his native shores....
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A History of Pemaquid: With Sketches of Monhegan, Popham and Castine

Arlita Dodge Parker - America - 1925 - 226 pages
...interested in Waymouth and his captives, three of whom he took into his family. These captives, he says, "must be acknowledged the means under God of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." The captives told Gorges of the "goodly rivers" and the "stately harbors" of America, of the different...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 70

American literature - 1892
...from a voyage to America ; " which accident," says. Sir Ferdinande Gorges, " must be acknowledged as the means under God of putting on foot and giving life to our plantations." Among the most active and influential men in putting this movement on foot were Sir...
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History of Saco and Biddeford, with Notices of Other Early Settlements, and ...

George Folsom - History - 1830 - 352 pages
...river Penobscot, from whence he carried to England five of the natives, "three of whom," says Gorges, "I seized upon ; they were all of one nation, but...putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations." He retained these Indians in his family three years, and obtained from them much information respecting...
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